a choice or judgment; an act of deciding
the quality of being able to make choices or judgments quickly and to act on them with firmness; resolution
"the burden of decision was his"
"he drew his conclusions quickly"
"a decision unfavorable to the opposition"
"his conclusion took the evidence into account"
"satisfied with the panel's determination"
"had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent"
"the team dropped three decisions in a row"
"a man of unusual decisiveness"
The two umpires shall then elect a referee, whose decision shall be final.
出自： G. B. Shaw
They appealed the juvenile court decision.
My decision to apply for further details.
误 We have taken the decision that you should leave at once.
正 We have made the decision that you should leave at once.
正 We have decided that you should leave at once.
析 “决定”应该是 make the decision,而不是take the decision。
误 Her decision retiring surprised me.
正 Her decision to retire surprised me.